Register for the Polar Bear Grand Prix 2018/19

For the 15th year, River City Races has been producing a series of races this winter to keep you motivated to stay out runnin’ on the roads! The Polar Bear Grand Prix is three races in December, January and February. Enter all three here and the first 500 registrants receive a special, 15 year commemorative pair of running gloves!

To celebrate our 15th year, each race in the series is upping it's game on the race premium.  The Reindeer Romp will feature a long sleeve technical fabric running shirt, the Frostbite 5k will feature a long sleeve technical 1/4 zip running shirt and the Snowman Shuffle will feature a winter running hat.

Also this year, available for purchase, a 15th Anniversary commemorative Polar Bear Grand Prix running jacket!

Just In!  Introducing Polar Bear Cub Runs!  For the 8 and under crowd, each race will have it's own kid's run for those 8 and under when the grown-ups finish and each finisher will get their own prize plus a Polar Bear Cub Runs t-shirt!  Three races and the t-shirt for $20!

The Polar Bear Grand Prix is also scored on a points format based on finishes in each race with awards for the top three men and women overall, overall Male and Female Master and Grandmaster and awards in age groups, 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

  • Reindeer Romp 4k: Saturday, December 8th, 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a Reindeer Romp, gender specific, long sleeve technical shirt. Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Frostbite 5k: Saturday, January 12th, 9:00 a.m. at the Rugby Field in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a long sleeve 1/4 zip technical shirt so get your entry in early!  Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Snowman Shuffle 4 Mile: Saturday, February 9th at 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park.  The first 500 to register will get a moisture winter running hat. Those who register after the first 500 will receive a hat on a first come, first serve basis.



In consideration of the foregoing, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, waive and release any and all rights, claims and courses of action I have or may have against EnMotive, River City Races, Sternberg Automotive Group, Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, Running Away, LLC and its affiliates, their agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns and any and all sponsors, their representatives and successors, that may arise as a result of my participation in the 2018/19 Polar Bear Grand Prix and any pre- and post- event activities. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and my physical condition has been verified by a licensed medical doctor. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose including commercial advertising, without monetary payment to me.

I understand and agree that all entry fees are nonrefundable and non-transferable. Further, I acknowledge and agree that the Polar Bear Grand Prix, Reindeer Romp, Frostbite 5k and Snowman Shuffle, in it’s sole discretion, may delay or cancel the event if it believes the conditions on the race day are unsafe. In the event the event is delayed or cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to: fire, strike, protest, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, acts of God or the elements (including without limitation, rain, snow, ice, hail, high winds, thunderstorm, lightening, tornado, earthquake,), or any other cause beyond the control of River City Races, there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs of the entrant in connection with the events.

By entering my name, I hereby give the electronic equivalent of my signature and I confirm that I have read and agree (on my own behalf and on behalf of my minor child(ren) or ward(s), if applicable), to the registration terms, privacy policy and terms of use. If I am registering any children under the age of eighteen or legally incapacitated adults, I represent and warrant that I am their parent or legal guardian.